Willey, Waitman T. (Waitman Thomas), 1811-1900
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.1903
Overview Selected documents from the service record of Col. James Monroe Ingalls, U.S. Army, who was professor of military science and tactics and professor of mathematics at West Virginia University, 1877-1878. The collection includes correspondence and memoranda, 1878-1884, concerning the retention of Ingalls at WVU or the assignment of another qualified officer, comments on the inadequacy of the law governing the apportionment of officers to land-grant colleges, and a catalog of the professional...
Collection Number: A&M.2238
Overview A list of persons ordering copies of a speech delivered by Carlile in the U.S. Senate on March 17, 1862 and the number of copies requested by each. Individuals wanting copies have signed their own names and have indicated the number of copies ordered. Signers include John Carlile, H.M. Rice, W.T. Willey, N.A. Harris, John S. Wright, S.W. Powell, Garrett Davis, Edgar Cowan, A. Kennedy, and B. Stark.
Collection Number: A&M.0830
Collection Number: A&M.0404
Collection Number: A&M.0576
Scope and Contents Manuscript and printed material, and pictures collected by Rufus A. West, a Morgantown antiquarian and faculty member of the College of Engineering, West Virginia University. There are also a small number of Mr. West’s personal papers, consisting of letters concerning West Virginia University College of Engineering, Oak Grove Cemetery Association, and the Wesley Methodist Church, all of Morgantown, and business records of the Town Hill Service Station, owned by Mr. West. The main...
Dates: 1774; 1780; 1830-1952
Collection Number: A&M.1558
Overview Papers of a Greene County, Pennsylvania family, include three letters from Waitman T. Willey pertaining to legal matters, and a letter from the Washington National Monument Office to Richard L. Bugh, acknowledging a donation from the citizens of Pittsburgh.
Collection Number: A&M.1361
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), one of the founders of West Virginia. This collection includes letters to Harrison Hagans outlining the varied nature of opposition to the New State in Congress and Willey's position on slavery; letter from the Quartermaster General requesting support of a reorganization bill; cards and social invitations; and obituary clippings.
Collection Number: A&M.0003
Overview Papers of Waitman T. Willey (1811-1900), lawyer, senator, and founding father of West Virginia. A resident of Monongalia County, Willey was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention of 1850, the Secession Convention of 1861, the First Wheeling Convention of 1861, and the Constitutional Convention of 1871. He was U.S. Senator from the Restored Government of Virginia (1861-1863) and Senator from West Virginia (1863-1871). Includes several thousand pieces of incoming correspondence to Waitman T....
Collection Number: A&M.2295
Overview A collection of biographical sketches written by West Virginia Representatives and Senators for inclusion in the 1859 and 1869 editions of Charles Lanman's "Dictionary of the United States Congress", as well as correspondence and photographs. Congressmen represented in this collection include William Armstrong, Jacob Blair, Arthur I. Boreman, Alexander Boteler, William Gay Brown, John S. Carlile, Sherrard Clemens, Isaac Duval, C.D. Hubbard, A. G. Jenkins, Zedekiah Kidwell, B.M. Kitchen, George...
Dates: 1835-1869, 1971
Collection Number: A&M.0447